Robert Barclay

Oct. 02, 2009

Can Bats and Wind Power Get Along?

New research finds that an adjustment to wind turbines could allow bats and wind power generation to better co-exist.

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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